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Overview (1)

Height 5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Malarkey (born June 21, 1983) is a British-American actor and singer best known for his role as Enzo in the television series The Vampire Diaries.

Malarkey was born in Beirut, Lebanon to an Irish American father and a British mother of Arab/Italian origin. The family settled in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Michael is the oldest of three brothers. In 2006, he traveled to London, England to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Malarkey had his beginnings on the London stage appearing in various theatre productions like Spring Storm, Beyond the Horizon and adaptations of The Great Gatsby in the role of Jay Gatsby and in the musical Million Dollar Quartet in the role of singer Elvis Presley.

Malarkey also appeared in short films Good Morning Rachel (2009) and Ghost in the Machine (2012) and in the TV feature film Impirioso before landing the role of Lorenzo (Enzo) in Season 5 of the television series The Vampire Diaries as a recurring character. After great popularity with the viewing public, his role was upgraded to a series regular in seasons 6-8. Michael currently has a recurring role, as Sam Foster on the TV/web series The Oath.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Akram Braham

Spouse (1)

Nadine Lewington (6 June 2009 - present) ( 1 child)

Trivia (8)

Plays guitar and sings.
Has lived in London since 2006.
Studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).
Born in Beirut, Lebanon but raised in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
His father, Jim, is American, of Irish and German descent. His mother, Nadia, is British, of Arab and Italian-Maltese ancestry.
Holds a dual citizenship for the United States and the UK.
Son, Marlon was born in 2014.
His younger brother, Kevin Malarkey, is also an actor.

Personal Quotes (2)

On his character, Enzo from The Vampire Diaries (2009): If you look at all the facts and weigh it all out, he's invested a lot in being there for Damon and Caroline over the course of the last season and a half.
On fatherhood: It's amazing watching this little guy start to formulate opinions about things, most foods that he likes. It's a beautiful thing. It's the next phase of our life here.

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